LifeSize turns to the cloud for new Saas offering

AUTHOR: Inavate

Lifesize has introduced Lifesize Cloud, a blend of software, hardware, service and UX, Lifesize Cloud connects smartphones, tablets, laptops and conference rooms. It is delivered as software-as-a-service (SaaS).

Features of Lifesize Cloud include the ability to choose your own device - smartphones, laptops, tablets and telephones.

It offers unlimited guest clients to be able to connect with individuals outside of an organisation, and a shared company directory (the directory auto-populates instantly on every device you use).

Users can have up to 25-way calls in HD video or audio for every user and virtual meeting.

A subscription plan begins at 25 users at $25 per month, or $7,500 annually. UK pricing starts at £5199 per year up to 25 licenses, including maintenance and support.  €6399 per year up to 25 licences including maintenance and support.

Lifesize Cloud is accessible everywhere on May 21, 2014, but initial sales availability is in North America (US, Canada, Mexico), and Europe (E.U., Norway, Switzerland).